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TechMecca 2016
February 11-12, 2016  |  Austin, TX

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General Information

Independent Bankers Association of Texas brings the nation a unique financial institution technology conference and expo. Make certain that your institution is fully represented to take advantage of the wealth of knowledge and information available.

The current rate of change in technology influencing the operations and customer service of community banks is nothing short of dizzying.  While everyone has an eye towards the future and “what’s next,” TechMecca 2015 will call attention back to the C-O-R-E areas of concern – Compliance, Operations, Risk Management and EMV Workshops.  You will also have the opportunity to network and interact with your industry colleagues and the solution providers you need to meet.

TechMecca features dynamic general sessions led by industry experts who understand the fragile balance between technology, marketing and customer service.  Concurrent sessions focus on specific topics to help attendees move their financial institutions forward in a changing industry. 

Sign up for the TechMecca experience today! Optimize the value of your technology investments by staying current on emerging technologies and trends.  Ample time is given to explore up to 100 leading industry suppliers showcasing practical technology services and solutions to guide you into the future as well as network with your industry peers.


Brett King

Brett King is a global bestselling author, futurist, the host of the "Breaking Banks” Radio Show on Voice America (an Internet Talk Radio Network with over 9 million monthly listeners) and the founder of the start-up "Moven". King was voted as American Banker's Innovator of the Year in 2012, and was nominated by Bank Innovation as one of the Top 10 "coolest brands in banking". BANK 3.0 (in 8 languages) has been topping the charts in the US, UK, China, Canada, Germany, Japan and France since its release late in 2012. His latest book, Breaking Banks, is due out early 2014 with Wiley.

King has been featured on Fox News, CNBC, Bloomberg, BBC, Financial Times, Economist, ABA Journal, Bank Technology News, Asian Banker Journal, The Banker, and Wired magazine. He contributes regularly as a blogger to Huffington Post.

As an industry thought leader, King has delivered keynotes at conferences in more than 40 countries for organizations like Google, Forbes, Oracle, The Economist, SAS, SWIFT, Bloomberg, American Banker, ABA, Informa, World Council of Credit Unions, and others. He has served as an international judge for The Asian Banker Retail Banking Excellence Awards, the GSMA Global Mobile Awards, the Middle East Business Achievement and Retail Banking Awards.

Ron Galloway

Ron Galloway is the director of the films Why Wal-Mart Works and Rethinking PowerPoint, and is producer of the PBS World War II film Oflag 64: A P.O.W. Odyssey. Galloway also writes his own Wal-Mart blog, where he discusses why Wal-Mart works and why it doesn’t.

Galloway is a conservative columnist for the Huffington Post and is currently at work on his new book, Social Money. A frequent public speaker, his presentations include a variety of business topics, notably regarding Wal-Mart and innovations in business technology.

Galloway is a graduate of Georgia Tech and was an investment advisor and analyst for nearly 20 years. In a feat of optimal timing, he retired from investments in 2004.

Galloway has been featured on CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, ABC’s World News Tonight, and The Daily Show. He has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, and New Yorker magazine.

Preliminary Agenda

February 1, 2015
5:00pm - 10:00pm Super Bowl Party
February 2, 2015
February 3, 2015
7:30am - 5:00pm Conference Registration 7:30am - 10:30am Conference Registration
9:00am - 10:15am Opening General Session
Bank 3.0 - Brett King
7:30am - 8:15am Interactive General Session
10:30am - 11:30am Concurrent Sessions
  • A Culture of Compliance
  • Can IT Really Increase Profit?
  • The Current State of Cyber Threats & Security – A roundtable discussion
    EMV:Bank Perspective – The Strategic Conversion
8:15am - 9:45am Expo Hall Open
11:30am - 2:30pm Expo Hall Open
(Includes Lunch)
9:45am - 10:45am

Concurrent Sessions

  • Fraud Trends
  • Business Intelligence for Today’s Community Banks
  • Mobile Security: Future of Payments
  • EMV: Customer/Consumer Perspective and the Messaging
2:30pm - 3:30pm Interactive General Session 11:00am - 12:00pm

Concurrent Sessions

  • TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosures- closing the door on the HUD-1 settlement statement
  • Branch Transformation through the Customer Lens
  • Enterprise Risk Management - The Actionable Items
  • EMV: Your Merchant Customers Prespective and Preparation
3:30p, - 5:30pm Networking Reception 
(Includes Pub Crawl)
12:15pm - 1:45pm Closing General Session
(Includes Lunch)
The Payments Revolution - Ron Galloway

Hotel Information

Omni Dallas Hotel

555 S. Lamar
Dallas, TX 75202
Phone: 214-744-6664